Summer Course 2017 "Climate Change Adaptation and Transformations towards Sustainability"

This PhD course explores the relationship between adaptation and transformation, two concepts that are key to understanding societal responses to climate change. 

Participants to the "Climate Change Adaptation and Transformations towards Sustainability" summer course in 2016 (Photo: Leonie Goodwin)

The objective of the course is to engage students with the latest theories, frameworks, approaches and methods for addressing two critical questions in solutions-oriented global change research: What does it mean to successfully adapt to climate change? How can deliberate transformations to sustainability be carried out rapidly, yet in ways that ethical and equitable?

Here is a summary of last years course by Karen O┬┤Brien: 


Organizers: Oslo Summer School in Comparative Social Science Studies at the University of Oslo.

Lecturer: Professor Karen O'Brien, Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo, Norway.

The application process is now open and admission is granted on a rolling basis. 

Course Credits: 10 pts (ECTS)
Max. 25 participants

Find more information on the course and apply here.

Published Feb. 10, 2017 2:01 PM - Last modified Feb. 27, 2017 8:52 AM